[coreboot] [flashrom] Re: flashrom patch: add support for Abit AB-BM6 board

Tim ter Laak timl at scintilla.utwente.nl
Mon Sep 6 19:47:16 CEST 2010

This patch adds support for the Abit BM6 board, using DMI string 

Signed-off-by: Tim ter Laak <timl at scintilla.utwente.nl>

On Sun, 5 Sep 2010, Tim ter Laak wrote:

> On Sat, 4 Sep 2010, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
>> flashrom supports DMI matching since a few months, so it may be possible
>> to identify your board that way. And with superiotool output, we could
>> perhaps improve matching a bit more.
>> If DMI is useful on your board, we could try to match the DMI strings
>> and avoid the -m abit:ab-bm6 parameter for flashrom.
> The combination of the 'baseboard-manufacturer' and 'baseboard-product-name' 
> DMI strings looks promising.
> (The empty contents of other strings is completely in line with expectations; 
> after all the BIOS didn't bother to assign subsystem IDs to the PCI devices 
> of the chipset either.)
> I'll be poking around in the source in the next few days to port my patch to 
> the current version of flashrom. It would take a while to get up to speed 
> again though, so I'm also open to testing other people's patches.

Well, that was a lot easier than expected. As per commit log message at 
the top of this mail, the patch is attached. Patch is tested and seems to 
work fine.

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